Gretna, United Kingdom
Gretna is a village located in the south of Scotland, United Kingdom. Known as one of the most popular wedding destinations in the world, it has many other attractions and activities including cycling, hill walking, golfing and fishing. Whatever you do for fun, there are many attractions in Gretna that will satisfy your needs, along with many activities you might not have tried before.
- Gretna Green Village
- World Famous Old Blacksmith’s Shop Museum
- Gretna Getaway Disc Outlet
- Visit the Gretna Green Sculpture Garden, hosting works by world-class artists for those who do not necessarily consider themselves art enthusiasts
- Take the family to the Sands Centre, with sport and entertainment for people of all ages
- Visit Loch Skerrow halt, constructed as a water stop for the steam locomotives used on the line
Gretna experiences a maritime climate with mild winters and cool summers. It is one of the less snowy areas in the region due to its sheltered position in the southwest area of the country. The temperature can reach as high as 33°C (91°F).
Getting There & Around
Gretna is served by Glasgow International Airport, which is 129 km (80 miles) away. Several popular airlines operate out of this airport.
Gretna has many sources of transport, including ferry links, trains, frequent buses, taxis, hired cars and luxury wedding vehicles. Walking is also a great way to spend the day outdoors and learn about the area.
6 hotels in Gretna, GB
Assuring courteous service and quality amenities, the Smiths At Gretna Green Classic Hotel prides itself as an ideal location for business and leisure travellers. GeneralThis property has first... More
Whether travelling for business or pleasure, the Gables Hotel makes you to feel very comfortable and takes care of your every need to enjoy the best that Gretna has to offer. GeneralThe property... More
This delightful family run hotel is nestled amidst the rolling South Scotland countryside minutes from the M74 and near to Carlisle it offers great food free parking and a thoroughly warm... More
An elegant and luxurious property, the Hallmark Hotel Carlisle enjoys a favourable location, ensuring that you relish every moment of your vacation. GeneralThe Hallmark Hotel Carlisle is an ideal... More
Combining pleasant atmosphere, quality amenities as well as attractive location, The Angus Cumbria Hotel is an ideal choice for both leisure and business travellers. Holidaymakers can pay a visit... More